Eastridge Mall shooting in Gastonia, North Carolina, leaves three hospitalized and shoppers fleeing in fear, reports say | The Sun

THREE people have been shot after gunfire erupted inside a mall, sending shoppers fleeing in fear.

Multiple shots were fired inside the Eastridge Mall in Gastonia, North Carolina, on Friday afternoon, as footage from the scene showed a heavy police response.

The shooting unfolded inside the mall’s food court, cops told WSOC-TV.

Three people were transported to local hospitals with gunshot wounds.

Gaston police said the victims all sustained non-life-threatening injuries.

Officials are reportedly looking for one or two suspects who were seen running from the location.

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There is no active threat to the area, according to Gastonia Police.

The DMV License Plate Agency at Eastridge Mall in Gastonia was shut following the shooting.

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